Staycation (staying vacation) is new type of traveling. Turns out, it really suits me. After almost a week driven crazy by job or tragic love life, I need me time. I do love my job, but still, I have to admit it takes almost my 24 hour a day. When weekend comes, I’d love to treat myself like a princess. I don’t have to go out of town, but I still can wake up with a style. That’s what I got when staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel Malang.
People may confused, what I do while doing staycation. Sleep? Watching tv all day long? Sun bathing? Yesss! I did all. Of course, it depends what hotel and facilities that I got. Do not worry! I will tell you exactly 9 things you can do while staycation at The Shalimar Hotel Malang. Here we go!
1. Enjoy Me Time at Best Bed Ever
Staycation is about how great you treat yourself. Make sure you choose good hotel, with great facilities. As five star hotel, The Shalimar provide best quality of bed. Not only pretty from the outside, it really pampers your skin, massages your body. Relax to the max. You can enjoy the whole day by taking nap or read favorite book on bed. And it never goes wrong when you decide to staycation at The Shalimar Hotel with your beloved one. Trust me. It worth your every dollar.
The Shalimar also provide TV with many channel that you can choose. Don’t worry. You don’t have to tap every number, there is list of channel. Yes! They’re so detail. You will love it. Another reason to stay and lying on bed forever, right? This is another detail, they provide original snack from Malang. Wow!
2. Read at The Library with Style
As my experience, there are not many hotel with library. Again, staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel will blown your mind away. Forget to bring your book? It’s okay. There is book about heritage, history of Indonesia and the islands, and other. You can bring them to your room or relax at their beautiful library. Perfect ambience and super good sofa.
3. Buy Ethnic Goods
Staycation is about doing all fun things without out of hotel. Taking a nap or read your book are too ordinary? Oh wait until you see all the beautiful craft and ethnic material they sell at their little boutique. Clutch bag, necklace, fabric, the goods that makes you love Indonesian taste of art more and more.
More thing you have to know is all the ethnic goods is made by local artist, from Malang or Bali. Batik top or skirt, bracelet, they’re too pretty to left at the store. You don’t have to feel sorry when fulfill your luggage with beautiful ethnic things, right?
4. Feels Bali Ambience while Swimming at The Shalimar
I know, Bali still be favorite destination. But, you don’t have to worry. The Shalimar give the Bali’s ambience perfectly. It starts when you enter to the lobby, the wall with wood carving will welcoming you. The scent of Balinese myrrh is around the room.
Do not forget to try the pool. Once you get in, you will feel like you’re in Ubud, Bali. The pool surround with green tree. Very relaxing. Another reason why you should staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel.
5. Act Like A Model
Social media is a lifestyle. Who’s with me? Everyday is holiday, post at resort that cost million. You can do that too! Especially when staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel Malang. This accommodation has many, i said many instagramable spots. Like, every corner at this hotel will makes your photo looks good automaticly.
Design interior of the restaurant at The Shalimar is incredible good. Couch is everywhere, but still, you want pose again and again. Don’t forget about bathroom at your room. It’s super clean.
Even the the little garden outside your room is instagramable spot.
6. Make Your Own Coffee Like A Pro
Not many hotel provide coffee maker at their room. Beside The Sanctoo Bali, I found it again while staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel Malang. Morning coffee is really important activity, especially for me. Yes, almost every hotell, even the cheap one provide the water heater so you can make your own coffee or tea. But this is totally different.
Not sachet one, The Shalimar Boutique Hotel serve a Nescafe Coffee Maker with the Dulce Gusto. Start your morning with good coffee like real Americano or Cappucinno will bring a bright day. Yes, good coffee means good mood, good day.
7. Stay Healthy While Staycation at The Shalimar
Staycation is about enjoy your every second with fun actvity. But, do not forget to stay healthy. Or maybe working out is one of your hobbies. The Shalimar give another reason why you should pick this beautiful hotel as your staycation destination.
The Shalimar Boutique Hotel provide Gym Room for you. It’s not large room, but the equipment is super good. Remember, this five stars boutique hotel doesn’t have many rooms. Feel it like you are a priority guest. Spare your time to do some working out at early morning. Continue it with a good breakfast.
8. Enjoy Evening at The Terrace
Prefer mountain than beach. I know, beach is beautiful. But I can’t handle the heat. That’s why I love trees, forest, rice field as my view when choose hotel. Staycatian at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel know exactly what I want. Forget about find cute cafe outside. The Terrace at The Shalimar will give everything that you want. Nice view, good exterior and interior.
Do not have to mention about how instagenic this spot, right? The Terrace is perfect place to enjoy your evening. Plus, when you choose President Suites Room, you will get high tea as special service. You can enjoy it at room or at this cozy place.
9. Taste Every Culinary Here
Your mind is not the only part of your body that need to pleased. Your stomach too. Do not worry. Staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel Malang will give you new culinary experience. You don’t have to go around the nation to taste every its food. Sit and enjoy every menu that The Shalimar serve for every guest.
Javanese or Balinese food? All yes for you. Do not forget about the dessert. I don’t really like sweet cuisine, but I love every dessert at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel Malang. You don’t have to pay extra charge for breakfast. It cost with the room already. Ssst, try new facility from The Shalimar, floating breakfast!!
Wow! What a great stay, right? Staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel will never be a wrong decision. This hotel was built at heritage building. Not only has history, The Shalimar is the most instagramable hotel in Malang. Five Star Boutique Hotel means you don’t have to worry about privacy or serenity while staying here.
What are so WOW about The Shalimar:
- Five Star Hotel with Super Facilities
- It located at heart the city
- Not so many room, no crowded at all
- The most instagramable hotel
- The only one hotel in Malang with coffee maker
- The Food is incredibly delicious
- Perfect hospitality
Trust me and thank me later.
The Shalimar Boutique Hotel
Jalan Cerme, No 16
Phone : +62 341 324989
Room at this article : President Suites
Rate: ± IDR 3 Mio
Deluxe : ± IDR 1,8 Mio
Superior: ± IDR 2,3 Mio
Once again, staycation at The Shalimar Boutique Hotel is never go wrong. So, tell me what’s your favorite hotel?
#All the photo taken by Sri